NDP to support the East Coast Trail

Spurwink Island Path

Gord Follett

Nov 21, 2015

NDP to support the East Coast Trail

Saturday, November 21, 2015

The East Coast Trail Association has received the following commitment for the future support of the trail from the NL NDP:


NDP on the side of tourism

EAST COAST TRAIL – Today, the NDP announced a plan to increase support for the East Coast Trail and the tourism it supports.

The East Coast Trail is a world-class attraction, and a valuable tourism and recreational asset for the province, said NDP Leader Earle McCurdy. That is the reason an NDP government would double the funding it currently receives, to invest in the communities that intersect the trail and the small businesses that rely on the trail.

The NDP will:

Double the funding the East Coast Trail currently receives under a multi-year contract to ensure they receive predictable financing for trail maintenance
Commit to developing trails legislation to protect the trail.
We love this place. Its nooks and crannies. Its majestic beauty, added McCurdy. We need to upkeep this beautiful part of our province and protect it with proper trail legislation and conservation.

Voters in Newfoundland and Labrador are ready for a new government that will stand up for their families and issues that matter. In this election, you can trust the NDP to be on your side.